Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 6, October 29 for online registration, or Election Day registration if voting in-person

Nevada’s Address Confidentiality Program provides confidential voter registration records for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, or stalking. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons upon their release from incarceration.

ID requirements for voting: ID only required for first-time voters.

Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 General Election will take place from October 17 – October 30.

Absentee Voting: Any registered Nevada voter can request a mail-in ballot. Voters can download the application online and mail it in. The application must be received at least 14 days prior to the election. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Nevada is one of seven states that has 50% or more women in its Congressional delegation, and one of six with two women Senators. It ranks 1st in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature, and is the only country with a women majority state legislature.

Nevada Congressional Delegation

Nevada State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Nevada had lower voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size